YouthRoots After School Program

YouthRoots is a youth leadership program that promotes civic engagement and leadership among Denver metro youth. Applications for our 2021-2022 after-school program are due Sept 26, and we are still looking for teens to apply!

September 26th is the deadline for a life-changing leadership opportunity for students. YouthRoots is a local nonprofit that teaches high school students how to make the world a better place while developing their leadership and life skills. YouthRoots was recently awarded the National Philanthropy Day’s Award for “Outstanding Foundation.
The program is completely free. As members of YouthRoots, students will:

  • Learn and practice skills that will empower them to be a strong leader today and tomorrow
  • Use philanthropy to tackle issues they care about
  • Collaborate with awesome high schoolers from different schools
  • Complete 60 hours of community service

Students who are passionate about making the world a better place should apply online here by September 26. You can also nominate a student online.
Please contact the Program Manager, Erin Button, at with any questions.